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Teen takes top 10 spot in MIT program with biometric inclusive ID project

An Illinois teen is getting recognition for a biometrics innovation of hers to help indigent people globally identify themselves to…

 

New Nigerian data protection body calls for stronger privacy standards to drive digital ID

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been called upon by Nigeria’s new data privacy authority to set high standards…

 

ID4Africa 2022: The augmented General Meeting

ID4Africa 2022: The augmented General Meeting Marrakesh and Online June 15-16 (Marrakesh) and June 28 & 30 (Virtual) After a…

 

Identity in reverse – mobile phones as leverage to enroll for digital ID, plus SIM overlays

As the deadline for linking SIM cards and digital ID numbers looms (again) in Nigeria, representatives from its mobile network…

 

EU-AU partnership to foster development of digital ID ecosystems in Africa

An Africa-Europe Digital for Development (D4D) Hub Multi-Stakeholder Forum, which took place recently, has underlined the need for partnerships that…

 

Mobile phones for legal identity, not just digital: ID4Africa livecast

Mobile phones as a tool, a technology and an enabler of services were discussed in the first part of a…

 

ID4Africa LiveCasts: Mobile for Identity Management and Inclusive ID4D

ID4Africa LiveCasts: Mobile for Identity Management and Inclusive ID4D March 23, April 13 & 27: 13:30 GMT From the producers…

 

Academic researchers pitch benefits of community-created digital IDs

Three academics from Portugal think they have found a way to create interoperable, national digital ID systems that do not…

 

ID4D report: 2022 to see significant progress towards ‘paradigm shift’ in digital ID

The World Bank Group’s ID4D (Identity for Development) division continued to work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic on projects and research across…

 

ID4Africa digital identity Ambassadors group diversifies and grows for 2022

Women are better-represented in the 2022 ID4Africa Ambassador Class than ever before, with females making up 33 percent of the…

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